Andy Murray has overtaken Novak Djokovic to become world number one for the first time.

The 29-year-old Scotsman needed to beat Canadian Milos Raonic in the semi-finals of the Paris Masters to seal the top spot.

But in the end, Murray did not need to hit a single ball as his opponent withdrew before the match began due to a leg injury.

It is the first time that a Briton has reached the number one position, which Serbian Djokovic held since July 2014.

In what is arguably his greatest year, Murray won Wimbledon for the second time and retained his Olympic title, lifting a total of seven trophies… see more

source: skynews